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  • European EPC Competence Center Releases UHF Tag Study

    By Rhea Wessel

    To help companies compare tags and select the RFID transponders best suited to their products and applications, the EECC tested 20 passive EPC UHF tags from six manufacturers.

  • Australian Companies Say Pallet-Tracking Project Proves RFID's Mettle

    By Beth Bacheldor

    CHEP, P&G, ACCO and other participants used EPC Gen 2 tags to track the delivery and return of wooden pallets, achieving perfect read rates throughout the supply chain.

  • How the SAFETY Act Could Protect RFID Vendors

    AIM Global recently held an interview with Raymond Biagini of national law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge. The interview was about the SAFETY Act and how it pertains to US RFID vendors that might be wise to protect themselves against liability stemming from terrorist acts involving their technology.

  • Argentine Airfreight Terminal Tests RFID on Cold Storage Cargo

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Logistics provider Terminal de Cargas Argentina is running a two-month pilot testing the use of UHF Gen 2 tags on cases and pallets of refrigerated goods.

  • Thai Airport Tests RFID to Track Cargo, Streamline Customs

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The international airport in Bangkok is employing thousands of reusable passive UHF RFID tags to track all airfreight passing through its cargo terminal.

  • Slippery Rock Adds RFID to Student Cell Phones

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Pennsylvania university is giving out passive 13.56 MHz RFID tags to attach to mobile phones, allowing attendees to pay for a range of goods and services, both on campus and off.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    RSI ID Technologies announces channel partner certification program; BlueStar distributing Datamax printer-encoders; Elektrobit buys 7iD Technologies; Assa Abloy ITG acquires tag maker Aontec; Systech International adds serialized tracking to its pharma packaging application.

  • RFID Baggage Tagging Taking Off in the UK

    London's Heathrow Airport, one of the world's largest and busiest, is set to begin an RFID baggage tracking trial later this year. The trial will see RFID printers deployed at check-in desks, where bags will be tagged before being scanned as they enter into the handling system.

  • Paris-based Law Firm Adopts RFID to Track Documents

    By Claire Swedberg

    Lhermet, La Bigne & Remy, a firm specializing in IP and trademark law, is deploying passive HF tags to track the more than 30,000 files and books in its library.

  • ACMA Renews GS1 Australia's UHF RFID License

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Now that the government agency has renewed its 4-watt license, GS1's Australian branch plans to continue testing EPC RFID systems, in the hope of facilitating regulatory change.

  • Metro Fleshes Out Its RFID Plans

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The retailer will install Intermec interrogators at 130 Cash & Carry wholesale stores and Sirit models at 99 Real hypermarkets.

  • Megatrux Improves Operations With RFID Tagging

    By Claire Swedberg

    The third-party logistics provider says it is seeing enhanced shipping accuracy as it tags and tracks cases and pallets bound for Wal-Mart facilities.

  • Investor Analysis of Intermec RFID Deal with METRO

    Intermec last week announced the deployment of its products as part of the major RFID deployment ramp-up by German retailer METRO Group. Investment advisory firm Raymond James has published a report on these developments and how they might affect the company in the near and medium term.

  • Visa and Wells Fargo Testing NFC Payments

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The two companies have started with internal tests involving Wells Fargo employees, but plan to involve consumers in the fourth quarter.

  • ODIN Releases RFID Reader Benchmark for Europe

    RFID solutions provider ODIN technologies this week released a benchmark of RFID readers designed for deployments in Europe. The benchmark features seven RFID readers compliant with ETSI regulations, each of which was subjected to six scientific tests and three common deployment use cases.

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